Norman Nicholson and the weeds and flora of West Cumbria

Deep Time – Free Events Programme

An online presentation concerning the poet and writer Norman Nicholson and his fascination with the weeds and flora of West Cumbria.

This talk, led by editor and literary translator Dr. Antoinette Fawcett, will focus on Nicholson, the role of plant life in his writing and the flora of the Cumbrian west coast. Fawcett will be in discussion with Rebecca Slack from Cumbria Biodiversity Data Centre who will delve into the particularities of the plant species, where they can be found, and names for plants that are particular to the Cumbria.

This online talk is hosted by Cumbria Arts & Culture Network’s Tom Speight and will be followed by questions from the audience.

Free event – book online

Photo: Sam Scales